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Johns Hopkins SAIS to host "The Mouse is Mightier than the Sword: How Tech Dominates World Order" with Kara Swisher, technology business columnist for The New York Times and founder and executive editor of Recode, February 6, in Washington, DC

"The Mouse is Mightier than the Sword: How Tech Dominates World Order " with Kara Swisher, technology business columnist for The New York Times and founder and executive editor of Recode, February 6, will be hosted at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). The event is presented by the Dean's Forum.
Swisher, a veteran tech journalist, will examine technology and social media and how they will influence international affairs in the future.
Kara Swisher
Technology Business Columnist for The New York Times
Founder and Executive Editor of Recode

Laura Blumenfeld
Senior Fellow of the Philip Merrill Center for Strategic Studies
Time and Date
4:45 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Johns Hopkins SAIS
Kenney Herter Auditorium
1740 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036
The event is open to the public and media, with registration. Members of the working press can request to cover the event by selecting 'Media' at the online registration form. Final media access will be confirmed at least one day prior to the event. Pre-authorized camera setup will only be permitted from 3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Media Contact
Jason Lucas
Johns Hopkins SAIS
+1 (202) 663-5620 office
+1 (202) 422-2652 mobile
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Dani Schugg
Philip Merrill Center
+1 (202) 663-5785
[email protected]
About the Speaker
Kara Swisher is the executive editor of Recode, host of the Recode Decode podcast and co-executive producer of the Code Conference. Swisher co-founded former Recode and Code owner Revere Digital and, before that, co-produced and co-hosted the Wall Street Journal’s "D: All Things Digital," with Mossberg. It was the major high-tech conference with interviewees such as Bill Gates, Steve Jobs and many other leading players in the tech and media industries. Swisher worked in the Wall Street Journal’s San Francisco bureau. For many years, she wrote the column, "BoomTown," which appeared on the front page of the Marketplace section and also on the Wall Street Journal Online at Previously, Swisher covered breaking news about the Web’s major players and Internet policy issues and also wrote feature articles on technology for the paper.  Previously, Swisher worked as a reporter at the Washington Post and as an editor at the City Paper of Washington, D.C. She received her undergraduate degree from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service and her graduate degree at Columbia University’s School of Journalism. Swisher is also the author of " How Steve Case Beat Bill Gates, Nailed the Netheads and Made Millions in the War for the Web," and its sequel " There Must Be a Pony in Here Somewhere: The AOL Time Warner Debacle and the Quest for a Digital Future.”
About Johns Hopkins SAIS
A division of Johns Hopkins University, the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) is a global institution that offers students an international perspective on today's critical issues. For 75 years, Johns Hopkins SAIS has produced great leaders, thinkers, and practitioners of international relations. Public leaders and private sector executives alike seek the counsel of the faculty, whose ideas and research inform and shape policy. Johns Hopkins SAIS offers a global perspective across three campus locations: Bologna, Italy; Nanjing, China; and Washington, D.C. The school's interdisciplinary curriculum is strongly rooted in the study of international economics, international relations, and regional studies, preparing students to address multifaceted challenges in the world today.
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